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Stericycle Announces $7 Million Brazil Agreement

DEERFIELD, Ill., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Stericycle, Inc. (Nasdaq: SRCL), the second largest provider of regulated medical waste management services in the U.S., announced today that it has entered into a licensing and supply agreement with CAVO group, a subsidiary of Carmargo Correa S.A., to establish Stericycle's ETD technology in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

"We believe this agreement can provide in excess of $7 million dollars in new revenue for Stericycle from the sale of equipment, technology license, professional fees and royalties between now and the end of 1999," said Mark C. Miller, president and chief operating officer.

"Stericycle's patented ETD technology was chosen over other technologies because of the environmental benefits and cost effectiveness of our system," Miller continued.

Stericycle is the second-largest provider of regulated medical waste management services in the U.S. The Company's Electro-Thermal-Deactivation process destroys human pathogens without producing regulated air pollutants, and permits resource recovery. Stericycle operates on a multi-regional basis, providing medical waste collection, transportation, treatment, disposal, reduction and resource recovery.

Safe Harbor Statement

Statements in the press release which are not strictly historical are "forward-looking." Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, which may cause the company's actual results in the future to differ materially from expected results. The risks and uncertainties that may affect revenue received under the CAVO agreement include the following: the failure of CAVO to pay Stericycle in accordance with the contractual terms of the contract; and general uncertainties accompanying expansion into new markets.

For more information on Stericycle, Inc. via facsimile at no additional cost, simply dial 1-800-PRO-INFO and enter the company code SRCL.

SOURCE Stericycle, Inc.
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/CONTACT: Mark Miller, CEO, General Information, of Stericycle, Inc., 847-374-5133; General, Bill Murphy, Analyst, Robb Kristopher, or Media, Bess Gallanis, all of The Financial Relations Board, 312-266-7800/

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